Your identity was not offered for your choosing. In other words, a special destiny was prepared for you. But you were also given freedom and creativity to go beyond the given, to make a new set of relationships and to forge an ever new identity, inclusive of the old but not limited to it. Destiny […]
"Live with conviction. Live like you actually matter, because you do. Inspire others with your life. Be a positive influence."
-A Millennial Manifesto
It’s simple, do you or do you not want to be in control of your future? I really don’t care who wins the election. I don’t care because whoever wins won’t prevent me from doing the two most important things in my life: Providing for my family Helping others to find and live out their […]
I’ve worked in corporate America long enough to know all the tricks of the trade. One of them being, if you look flustered and busy, then apparently you are staying productive. Unfortunately, the same trick doesn’t hold up in the real world. How many times this week have you been asked, How are you doing? And […]
If you want to get anywhere in life, you will need something much more than networking. You need social capital. Growing up I was the quiet, awkward kid. Even now at 26, I still resort to my natural tendencies in social situations when I feel awkward. I struggle with small talk and tend to look at the […]
Millennials are often pegged with unfair stereotypes — lazy, egotistical, narcissistic, etc. But there is one stereotype I believe all Millennials have embraced that others should learn from — entitled. I watched a PBS News special recently about a dying coal town here in Western Pennsylvania. They interviewed families afflicted by the shutting down of […]
Don’t listen to these four dangerous words: I’m not doing enough. Somedays I feel like I’m not doing enough to be a better writer. Other days I feel like I’m not doing enough to chase my dream, to seek out more opportunities, or to love my family. I’m not doing enough. When uttered, those four […]